Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has appealed to the Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate in the Osun State governorship election, Senator Iyiola Omisore, to
support Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flagbearer, Ademola Adeleke in the re-run election on Thursday, remembering Omisore of the good old days when the PDPbelieved in him (Omisore) and gave him its ticket in 2014.
The Wazirin Adamawa and PDP presidential aspirant made the appeal on his Twitter page.
He wrote: “I am confident PDP will win in Osun, no matter the ulterior motive of APC. I call on Senator Omisore to remember the PDP, which believed in him and gave him its ticket in 2014.
“I urge him to join with all who want to deliver Osun from negative change and support Adeleke.”
Atiku’s appeal to Omisore followed the announcement by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Sunday that there will be a rerun on Thursday, Sept. 27 after it declared the poll ‘inconclusive’
Mr. Omisore is the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party in the election.
The PDP candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, came first, polling 254, 698 votes, while the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, came second with 254,345 voters, according to official results announced by INEC on Sunday.
Mr. Atiku, in his tweet, predicted victory for the PDP in Thursday’s rerun.